FAULT-X Fault Indicator

FAULT-X Fault Indicator

The Fault – X is a current sensor with communication and specific functions for fault detection. The sensor provides a local indication of fault occurrences through a high-intensity lighting system and is equipped with LTE - CAT M, LoRa, or NB-IoT communication modules for remote indication.

FAULT-X Fault Indicator

Technical Information

StandardsIEC 60529, IEEE Std. 495, IEC 60255-21, IEC 60068-2, IEC 60060-1, IEC 61000-4-2, IEC 61000-4-3, IEC 61000-4-5, IEC 61000-4-6, IEC 61000-4-8
IP Protection degreeIPx5, IP6x
Cable gaugeUp to 38 mm
Battery3,7 VDC (induction self-recharging)
Communication modulesLTE, NB-IoT, LoRa
CommunicationBluetooth (parameterization)
Current measurement5 A – 10 kA; accuracy 5%
Voltage measurement6,58 – 79,67 kV (phase); accuracy 10% (depending on cable insulation)
Rated voltageUp to 138 kV (line)
Fault detectionCurrent level or maximum di/dt variation
Trip current range50 A – 10 kA
di/dt variation range80 A/ms – 10 kA/ms
Signalable eventsPermanent fault and Transient fault
Transformation ratio3000 : 1 (120 A to 400 A); 200 : 1 (30 A to 300 A)
Required current for correct chargingDepending on the choice of transformation ratio
Operation temperature-40°C to 85 °C (-40°F to 185 °F)
Dimensions151 mm x 220 mm x 83 mm (5,44” x 8,66” x 3,25”)
Weight1,7 kg (3,7 lb)
Benefits and Usability

Benefits and Usability

  • Lasting Power
    Lasting Power

    Over 8 hours of continuous operation with automatic induction charging.

  • Non-intrusive Installation
    Non-intrusive Installation

    Easy-to-install equipment using semi-open current transformers.

  • Offline Data Parameterization
    Offline Data Parameterization

    Personalize via the app using Bluetooth communication.

  • Fewer Interruptions
    Fewer Interruptions

    Collaborates with initiatives to reduce SAIDI in critical regions.


Enjoy the benefits of Shield-X

  • Free Platform

    Maintain an event history and receive real-time alerts to ensure efficient operations with Shield-X.

  • Quick fault detection

    Stay ahead of faults with fault identification through trip current overreach or di/dt variation.

  • Fast restoration

    Keep your operations flowing efficiently and minimize impacts on circuit faults.

  • Immediate alerts

    The system identifies faults and sends real-time alerts instantly, through operational logic.

Various Communication Modes

Users can change the communication mode by disconnecting the communication board from its terminals and replacing it with one that supports the desired communication technology. Ensuring more stability and speed in data transmission.

  • ImageBluetooth
  • ImageLoRa
  • ImageLTE
  • ImageNb-IoT

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